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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 4, 1916, Oakland, California The Weather Santa and San ably night and mo derate southerly VOL. fna District Attorney Johnston in Quick Action Causes Arrest of Official Expert Is Put in Office to Check Monies WALTER HUGHES FACES SERIOUS ALLEGATIONS Chief of Police Charles Walker Holds Suspect in Custody As Receipts of Land Owners for Coin Paid Are in Evidence LIEUTENANT WINS HAND OF DOROTHY CAPWELL ICE Six Cents Small Loaf of the of Will Go Into Effect Which May Cause Rupture With Bakers Association Largest ors of Likely to Quit Handling Commodity Sis cents for a small loaf of tho nf in retail Fort's may result In a ture between the bakers and the members of the retail ilic claiming Nov. of public records will be brought against Assistant City Walter when the Grand Jury meets next to an announcement made from District Attorney Thomas D. ston Hughes was arrested last night on the same on a warrant to by City Auditor J. A. Th complaint charged him with altering city records and raisins figures on the sewer assessments In the man The arrest was quietly and caused a sensa- tion when it became known Hughes Is being held in default of The Assistant City de- nies that he has been guilty Of a inal He blames his ment on a error which he leges he discovered The which Hughes is charged with having added for his own ho says In the ex- accountants are at work going over the city's SYSTEM The system which Hughes is of having Insisted in having contractors bid on a job of street When a company in Which Hughes is charged with ing been interested would win the j It is would de- i stroy the tally sheets on which the bids were and raise the Then he would send out the contractors with the assessment based upon the altered and the contractors would hand him back a The Walter Raven Construction Company of won the bid on thu Pullman district sewer con- I struct Haven denies nil knowledge of the j which Hughes is alleged to have added to the bids after were sub- He says he submitted a bid j for his was awarded the and received the ment sheet from Hughes upon which he made his The alleged alteration of records was discovered is when City Auditor in com- paring the figures on the assessment sheets of work performed by Raven on May 22 and the Pullman discovered a He im- mediately called District Attorney Johnston into and after going over the it was decided to have McVittie swear to tho com- plaint upon which Hughes was ar- rested Hughes is widely known around the bay not only In but in Alameda and Berkeley as where he has bers of friends in fraternal He was married about six months ago to a girl who It is rumored was for- merly engaged to Speaker Champ Clark's Hughes has been sistant under City Engineer H. D. Chapman for the past three years and Is under security bonds to Friends are endeavoring to secure the necessary to secure 1 i s. HAS II V Mil. AND MUS. C. I IK AT FOKT Schmitz to Own Oakland Plant Old Magnesite Works for Former Mayor former Mayer of San 1'YaiiclHco. IB to become a of within next few to received by thy Con tin of t. uH Republican Nominee Attacks Wilson's Administration in Five Speeches Before a Big Gathering Men and Women The Maintenance of American Rights Throughout the World and Opposition to Suspicion Against Business Topic Nov. Republican candidate for Invading the downtown business section of Now York ing noon made speeches that as the principal distributors of j In which he attacked tho Wilson nd bread cannot handle the declared for thu dity on the small margin of profit left of American rights to when charged nnd b ten cents Protest filed by the retail grocers with ihe Alameda County Ba- Association which will act upon the matter at a meeting to be held Daughter of Merchant Announces Her Engagement to Army Man The outcome of another army romance in one of the prominent families of the city is the ment from Fort the engagement of Miss Dorothy daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Cap- j preceded and Lieutenant is the son of a Cocroft of the Const Artillery Corps I well-known now brilliant af Miss Phyllis Capwell and Lieutenant Revel el two years a pro. is also stationed at the ginia For the past six weeks Miss Capwell and Mrs. H. C. Capwell have been expected but the an- e Industrial Section A complete statistical record of the city and county's ind u s t r i a 1 Profusely Illustrated 1917 Edition Now in Preparation of the United States Miss who is one of the most popular belles of east bay is the sister of Mrs. Philip the wife of Lieutenant U. S. and for the few months has been visiting at Fort where the Seyd s are Lieutenant man at the out the world and asserted he was to treating tho American as a suspicious Cruelty to Ask Wife to Account for Money Mrs. Marie she had been so cruelly treated by her John when he her what she had done with 520 which ho hnd given her a short that she filed suit for a William sitting in T. court failed to agree with that Henri had bren and he refused to Rive her a He gave her a month in to procure additional Mrs. tried to prove that she had been subjected to cruel ment by bavins Dr. Charles L. McVey the stand and testify that her treatment had made her Dr. merely fied that Mrs. was at all times a nervous of It. T. Since his fro 171 Point he has been stationed at tlie Philippines and before transferring to Fort was attached to Furl next post will he at H. I. j Mrs. Capwell and Dorothy Capwell are expected hack early in Wreath From Enemy on Casket Nov. dispatch to Renter's Telegram from quotes the Berlin as that a beautiful of the casket of Captain the German aviator killed re- was given by tho British of- who are prisoners of war at and it bore a 1 inscription 1o that The dispatch adds that a telegram from the officers asking permission to present the characterized Boelke as much admired and ored Russian Battleship Is Damaged by Mine n EH Nov. It Is reported un- officially tho Sevastopol struck a mine several ago was badly The report was received today by the Overseas News Agency from this In all probability the retailers will re- fuse to handle bread at the prices which have been set by the He The retail grocer is the largest distributor of He takes an enormous expense off thu hands of the baker and he is en- titled to a legitimate We object tu the ed by the but we do de- mand a legitimate AL one cent a the grocer cannot make a legitimate He must have from twenty-five to five per cent to pay him for wrapping and the While the ultimatum has not been given by the is what their communication to the bakers amounts to at this The withdrawal of the retailers from the distributing end of the business would force the bakeries to put on additional delivery vehicles at an in- creased cost which would cut into their from the as already This raise will positively go into effect practically all sale and retail bakers stating today that the price of five cents for the small loaf and ten cents for the large loaf is now a thing of tho In many of them were of the opinion that the retail price will ad- vance to 7 cents for the small and fifteen cents for the large loaf If the present price of flour Is There can he no from higher prices for baked in the ion of several local So far no steps have been taken by the grocers to Induce the small concerns to maintain tho prices as they were before the exhorbitant in- man Large crowds of business men and women un their way to and from luncheon cheered Hughes at every Hughes declared he did not want anybody tn talk to him about cluss in country dues In his power to stimulate class an- all prosper ho we won't prosper at Hughes expressed himself as dent of being elected and said that he did not propose to deal with the International situation an came into public declared the enemy -ol abuses and special 1 nir just the same man today as when I was governor New MAINTAINING Hughes lu lua first series of five speeches here declared cease to be if they are not that will he no lasting peace if the honor is not has been of it seems to a growing tide of sentiment in this he American know very well what policies are essential to their They are riot to be by any with respect to either peace or will be no lasting peace If the nation's honor is not There la no lasting security unless American rights are fearlessly throughout the Our peace depends on thu confidence and esteem which we secure and hold by of tho hacked liy of Kan operating under tint i pa completed for of a plant at the fool of Powell near on sito of an old carbonic arid Tho ovens and machinery of old plant will ho u soil by tho concern In Uk Long term power ami gas have been with tho anil Electric Com- An option taken on tho land Homo time ago was this It IK understood that work on the of tho new concern will begin The plant is contiguous to two main transcontinental line The land on which it stands Is tho property of the Swedish of who took out of the sands In short time ing the conquest of the Hundreds Perish When Steamers Collide in Gale Only One Survivor of Disaste Off Coast Ireland in Italians Continue Offensive in Carso Advancing Toward the River in Spite of Desperate Opposition BOTH SIDES CLAIM GAIN IN RUMANIA Germans Take by Storm Main Positions Russians Have Held on and Repulse Assaults West Nov. one of th worst gales ever known in the I rial the British steamship Conne with and a cargo of cuttle from for t collided last night lne Arrival just tho bar with the British steamship laden with Both vessels with nn estimated losa of life of about 100. Of the passengers and crew of thirty-one aboard the Con- Nov. their new against the forces In the Carso region tho Italians have advanced In the di- of the river for a distance of more than one During yesterday tho Italians took 553 In tho two days of the new Italian the lout The losses are said to have been distributed as taken Fine weather favors tho Italian ad- vance which continues over a more there Is only one It Is virtually certain there were no Americans on The entire crew of the was Many bodies are being washed ashore on the Irish Numbers of cattle also arc being washed some The was so that it would have been impossible to launch any boats even had time A. despatch from thirty-four miles of received by the London Press Association says there wore about forty passengers from Newry nn board the by courtesy and by FRAGMENTARY the manifestation of that thus far Is a man and indomitable spirit which gave us our country and preserved the Ho brought back the Turks Care for Graves at Request of Pope Nov. archbishop of has a letter from the Vatican Informing I him in response to a request by to Information a Swedish Tope Benedict that the graves who from a French and English who Unland rays tho on Gallipoll peninsula should mine ago cared fur the Turkish ister of war has hnd photographs taken of ail burial places of such diers and has sent them to the The the letter will be placed on view at the Vatican for Inspection by relatives and friends of those who fell in the Dardanelles rity our PROTECTION 01' Is path of that is the way to maintain our self Rights cense to be rights if they are not H is not that we should have a policy of it is not that we should a gart assertion of our that we should go through the world ful and but it is that wherever our tlag thu can citizen who Is lawfully pursuing his work should know that it la the of full protection to his he may happen to whether it is on or on the high aro those who attempt to make political capital out of the story of the disaster and prevented disappearance of the two ships with their passengers and crews from becoming an untold gen Only fragmentary reports of the disaster had reached London tills From these accounts It appears that the of the London and Northwestern railway Greenore about dusk day evening for and col- with the steamer a few miles off the Irish LIFEBOATS Leaving the ferry stenmer ran into the tip of a violent Plunging along through the darkness and storm with even greater the smaller Re- wo now Every man j inbound for her home port knows how suddenly It arose and how suddenly It is likely to Our friends on tho other side made very eloquent Tho promises promises they make now could not bo more eloquent than those they made four years PROMISES TO XO told us they were going to achieve extraordinary They were going to reduce the cost of ing to provide adequate revenue i tho government through their have not touched the cost of inseparable crease of with a of in crashed into the few of the Connemara's retired when the collision Crews of both steamers apparently tried to launch the Seaport towns near the scene of the disaster reported thr sen tossing sn violently last night that it was doubtful If a single boat gotten over by either It certain that any The was a small steamer on tho battle front is ser Regiments tho Tyrol and Hungarians from tho Rumanian No on tho tho beginning of the has been marked by such fierce ing- Battling In the Carso mountain Italians and Austrians have met In hand-to-hand struggles that have continued at some places all An especially furious pre- ceded the capture of tho Veliki by the The summit was crowned by heavy Austrian artillery that drew a semi-circle of fire the base of Veliki and pre- vented Cadorna's men from In front small Italian detachments under cover of darkness reached tha slopes on the sides oC Veliki outside thia fire Without waiting for reinforcements they scaled the surprised the enemy and after a brief encounter with bayonets and daggers captured the Austrian The victors signalled news of their cess to their waiting comrades below and then turned the captured guns on the Austrian trenches to the east. ARMY WADES In the lighting southeast of Italian Infantry charged over a wide area which had been flooded by the At some places they advanced to the attack In water waist holding their rifles high above their It is estimated hero that Austrian troops are defending lines now under attack by Several Austrian battalions virtually have been wiped out of ex- Nov. the successful resistance on their the Germans yesterday attacked on the whole Dobrudja line after several lul On the in Mackensen's right resting on the the Rumanians repulsed all The Rumanian left wing first drove hack the enemy but Inter was compelled to yield ground The renewal of tho attack in Is believed hers to he only a feint to conceal tho shifting of German troops to the It Is estimated that unwelcome the of is still with u little er and a little stronger than ever be- Instead of reducing the cost uf I living the opportunities making j a living were Wf have hoir forgotten the condition which ed months What tho reason for the present of 833 built in 1S97 for tn t tho must send five don nnd Northwestern railway for fresh Transylvania to ferry service In the Irish sea She j nn mado thoir ln their was 272 feet long nnd had a ami to ndd enough strength to enable Falkenhayn to Her port of was French Liner Reports Off Diver Yeggs Rob Bank in Calgary of cutting all wires leading Into forty miles from yeggmen leisurely dynamited tho there and escaped with Wilson of tons has j been tn n despatch from Hull to the Dully The Spero feet 30 feet and The vonsel in and owned by the Suns and Limited of i fair sized hole and j have increased cent in tho bakers as planation that shortening Is rents a per higher than it has been while sugar and flour doubled via Nov. STATE French liner reports nn Under a recent ruling of thn Stato taok upon her by it which I Bureau of Weights nnd she heat after fight the weight of a small loaf fixed of an hour tu twelve ounces nnd that of a large loaf at twenty-four J. S. county of weights and said dny inspection and ing of tho loaves offered for wilo throughout tho city showed that bakers aro generous in giving more than they aro required to do under tho Tho standard weight of bread will be cording to who that of from 3.000 to loaves aro standing with tho big co whoso output runs into the sands every twenty-four Along with tho bread many bakeries arc increasing their prices on with the result Mr. Hughes said good nld that go with I In the war andI ft coffee in the morning at the popular I demands for cost of 10 cents are now 2D cents by the n dozen for thn ordinary with ns at a range I of MOO aid to have Tin fired sub- Austrian saya nn official have dropped bombs on the town of In the province of on killing two civilians and wounding four but causing nn material The nominee went into ating that Industrial plants of mnst of tho belligerent nations an not been by the war and now IS that Europe would he better Led nnd better disciplined after tho war than ever OF any one tell us that cana neod not fear the competition which will when the war Hughes gestion must he appropriate only when addressed to those whn are unintelligent or have failed to follow the of affairs are wo going to about What your opponents Why they said let ufl he efficient and alert and We must be Loss on Somme Says Berlin Nov. 4 of the Franco-British during four offensive on tho Somme emanating from German eral headquarters In the give the in round numbers as 000. The survey places the British losses at and those nr Mie French at 1SO.OOO. Tho the survey are regarded as moderate In view of the fact that thn to the end of The writer claims th of territory rec it each square mile cost the allies make further The Germans have lost heavily In j recent lighting around Vulkan i pass and south of PA HI 8. mad ing occurred hist night on the front and in the region of Forts Doua union t and on tho northeastern front of it was officially announced but there were no Important infantry Nov. of tho Russian main position on the river southeast of were taken by storm yesterday by it is an- Heights southeast of on the been occupied by tho tho war more than SOOO front has That the original was to get the writer the region of by the scale of the forces captured a position from preparation nnd the huge in asses of 4. British and nn lire in The nf built In at Her not been from the viewpoint of the weights measures department the bilkers should lie able tn make nu a twelve ounce nt the prices charged In Ihe considering that tho has tho minimum valry held in pursuit through rea illness to Hi the broken German Cowboys Defeat Band of Fifty u. FIELD we must 4___rowb improve In every dlr operating with home but we in nf our from a tries hope to compete our M- f r nf nft several bnr IH either protected or the i to a of American labor are report today nt got to have a I of this country where industry IH unt upon hy Jnl u in today all Iho men who will ho hi Id land on Page 2, Col. 1.) Gii H hi i tit miles flouth tho American at El the Attacks on German positions on the front yesterday ami in tho on Page 4, 2-3) Football Finals At Now 7, Colgate X At Virginia 0. At 23. maii 0. M Stanford Alto H. San S. At 7, 1 Yt Trinity o. I Virginia Yale 7, it. 1'-, 10. At 0. Washington 0,
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